Circus And Carnivals

25950-a. Antekeier, Kristopher and Greg Aunapu. RINGMASTER! MY YEAR ON THE ROAD WITH “THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH”. New York, E.P. Dutton, 1989. First. 207pp., illus., glossary, tour schedule, Ringmaster chronology, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Ex library, o/w VG. 9.00

26585. Bone, Howard. SIDE SHOW: MY LIFE WITH GEEKS, FREAKS & VAGABONDSIN THE CARNY TRADE. Northville, MI, Sun Dog Press, 2001. 137pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Papbnd. New. 12.95

26586. Brady, William A. SHOWMAN. New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1937. 278pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. Spine faded; soiled along face edge; some browning; fairly good. 10.00

26590. Feiler, Bruce. UNDER THE BIG TOP: A SEASON WITH THE CIRCUS. NY, Scribner, 1995. 288pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. New. 16.00

26591. Fenner, Phyllis R., Ed. CIRCUS PARADE: STORIES OF THE BIG TOP. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. A children’s book of stories, including how P.T. Barnum staged his first side show. Illustrated. DJ. NF. 6.00

26593. Glassberg, David. AMERICAN HISTORICAL PAGEANTRY: THE USES OF TRADITION IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Pr, 1990. 381pp., illus., notes, index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. New. 20.00

26594. Hammarstrom, David Lewis. BIG TOP BOSS: JOHN RINGLING NORTH AND THE CIRCUS. Urbana, Univ. of Illinois Pr., 1992. 341pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. New. 10.00

26595. Harmer, Mabel. THE TRUE BOOK OF THE CIRCUS. Chicago, Children’s Press, 1960. 44pp., illus. (some color), 8vo. Pictorial cloth. Ex library, o/w good. 4.00

26595-a. Havighurst, Walter. BUFFALO BILL’S GREAT WILD WEST SHOW. New York, Random House/Landmark Books, 1957. 182pp., illus., index, 8vo. Pictorial boards. Hinges starting, o/w VG. 10.00

26596. Jay, Ricky. JAY’S JOURNAL OF ANOMALIES: CONJURERS * CHEATS * HUSTLERS * HOAXSTERS * PRANKSTERS * JOKESTERS * IMPOSTERS * PRETENDERS * SIDESHOW SHOWMEN * ARMLESS CALLIGRAPHERS * MECHANICAL MARVELS * POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS. New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 2001. First edition. 202pp., illus., index, 4to. Boards in dj. New. 40.00

26597. Johnson, Dirk. BITING THE DUST: THE WILD RIDE AND DARK ROMANCE OF THE RODEO COWBOY AND THE AMERICAN WEST. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1994. 239pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Ex library, o/w very good. 12.00

26599. Kunhardt, Philip B., Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, and Peter W. Kunhardt. P.T. BARNUM: AMERICA’S GREATEST SHOWMAN. (An illustrated biography.) New York, Alfred A. Knopf, !995. First edition. 358pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dj. New. 36.00

26600. McClung, Robert M. OLD BET AND THE START OF THE AMERICAN CIRCUS. New York, Morrow Junior Books, 1993. 32pp., illus., wide 8vo. Pictorial boards in dj. Ex library, o/w very good. 9.00

26601. Mallon, Thomas. ROCKETS AND RODEOS: AND OTHER AMERICAN SPECTACLES. NY, Ticknor & Fields, 1993. 290pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. New. 14.00

26602. [Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus] Featured (front cover and ads) in ARARAT SHRINE NEWS (October, 1964). 24pp., illus., wraps. Fine. 8.00

26603. Ringling Museum. CA’D’ZAN: RINGLING RESIDENCE. (Tour Booklet). Sarasota, FL, Ringling Museum, n.d. 22pp., illus., 8vo. Glossy white wraps. Light cover smudges, o/w very good. 5.00

26604. Shrine Circus [Advertising Program] Houston, Tx, Arabia Temple, 1942. Performance at Sam Houston Coliseum Nov. 7-14. 16pp., 4to. Colorful pictorial wraps Very good. 9.00

26605. Smith, Billy J. CARVING CLOWNS AND CIRCUS WAGONS. New York, Sterling Publishing, 1993. 128pp., illus., patterns, index, 4to. Papbnd. New. 9.00

26606. [Stars of the Circus] 1937 Camel cigarette ad campaign. Features Antoinette Concello, Hugo & Mario Zacchini and Dorothy Herbert. Full color. Clip only. VG. 12.00

26608. Werner, M.R. BARNUM. NewYork, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1924. 381pp., illus., index, bibliog., 8vo. Blue cloth. Worn at extremities, o/w quite good. 10.00